Kazakhstan's grain export potential estimated at 7 mln tons in 2013

ASTANA. February 12. KAZINFORM This year, the export potential of Kazakhstan's grain is estimated at 7 million tons, Minister of Agriculture Assylzhan Mamytbekov told journalists after the Government's sitting on Tuesday.

"This is slightly below average, but much lower than in the last marketing year, when we exported a record amount of 12.8 million tons," A. Mamytbekov noted.

However, the Minister announced that 3.3 million tons of grain has already been exported as of January 1.

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